Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 22nd Sep 2012 22:07 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Ubuntu 12.10 will include advertisements for products on Amazon. It will look like this - if you search, product suggestions will pop up. This seems like a rather slippery slope to me, and I certainly wouldn't want this on my desktop, laptop, smartphone, tablet, or anywhere else. On the web - fine, I'm on your site, not mine - but my desktop is mine, and mine alone. Not that it matters - open source, someone will disable them. Biggest concern: does this mean my search queries get sent across the web?
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RE[7]: It's just a lens
by Lennie on Sun 23rd Sep 2012 21:06 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: It's just a lens"
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It is pretty hard to find hardware that will work with Windows 2000, for Windows XP the same will happen in a couple of years.

I see some people clinging to their Windows XP, they don't like Windows Vista, Windows 7 and especially not Windows 8.

I think their only long term option is to but Windows 7 now before you can't buy that anymore.

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